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Man seriously injured in weekend hit-and-run on city’s East Side

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- FOX6 News has obtained video of a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Brady Street on the city's East Side early Sunday morning, November 10th. The hit-and-run left a man seriously injured.

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Surveillance video captured the man walking in the crosswalk on Brady Street at Arlington when he was suddenly struck by a car that doesn't appear to slow down at all.

"I couldn`t believe it. The guy`s walking across the street and this car just comes out of nowhere. And the next thing you know, he`s up and over the car," witness Nick Orlando said.

Orlando lives on Brady Street and says he isn't surprised by what happened.

"You see near misses all the time. You got cabs that come by and they`ll kind of block crosswalks. You have people everywhere," Orlando said.

It was a packed bar at Malone's on Brady when the man was hit.

Jessica Lueth was working behind the bar at the time.

"Everyone crowded over to the window. The fact that it was just complete contact with the person, it was insane," Lueth said.

Police say the 27-year-old man who was hit suffered serious injuries, but they're not believed to be life-threatening.

The 27-year-old woman allegedly driving the car didn't stop, and was pulled over a couple blocks away.

Police noticed a smashed windshield, and the woman reportedly told police she may have hit someone, and was arrested for causing injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle.

"It`s pretty disturbing. I mean, you don`t want to see anybody get hurt. You don`t want to see anything like that. It brings a bad vibe to the neighborhood," Orlando said.

The incident has been turned over to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office which will decide whether to press charges against the female driver.

Both Orlando and Lueth say that especially at bar time, the street is full of pedestrians and vehicles -- and is can be dangerous.

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